A land of contrasts.
A great day walking around with my cousins and mom in the fascinating 798 Art District.
Get used to it kids, because that’s the developing world and the cost of the modern lifestyle. But, what do I know?
United Airlines’ flight out of Baton Rouge was canceled yesterday and thus my trip to Oaxaca was shortened a bit. But, I did take the time to repack and lighten my load somewhat. It was also a good time … Continue reading
There is a small number of quintessentially Louisiana things-to-do that I have yet to tick off of my list. That probably sounds pretty grandiose but it is sort of my job to ferret out and explore the treasures of … Continue reading
My friend Luca and I made a huge loop through the deep south last week. It was a great trip and I got a lot of material for articles and book chapters. However, these photos document the more absurd … Continue reading
Photoburst is a website dedicated to showcasing travel photographs. They pick a daily travel photo, weekly winners and have a monthly prize as well. I am flattered to report that one of my shots from my recent trip to Nicaragua … Continue reading
You can drive pretty close to the rim of one of Nicaragua’s active volcanos, Masaya. There is a short hike to the south that brings you to a now inactive and forested caldera. There is also a stairway that … Continue reading
It comes as no surprise that I love markets. I particularly love Central American markets an among those markets I dearly love the ones where the locals shop. I’m not too interested in stalls filled with handy crafts designed … Continue reading
I can’t find too much information online (in English anyway) about this hospital. I was told that it is one of the oldest hospitals in Central America. The Colonial Classical-Baroque style fits the period of the early Spanish building … Continue reading
Our first full day in Granada started early. The heat there gets pretty intense as the day goes on. So, if you want to get anything done and avoid heat stroke, the you better do it in the morning … Continue reading
We arrived on the noon plane from Miami and were greeted by a miasma of tropical heat and humidity. And I know my miasmas. But, I was dressed for the 30F of Baton Rouge at 3AM so it was … Continue reading